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Bobo's Restaurant

#17 of 1,550 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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2938 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716-2752
+1 520-326-6163
05:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 14:00
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews and seeing all of the people waiting outside to eat at this restaurant, I had very high expectations. When we did go, I found the menu was basic along with the food. Nothing special. The portions were very large and the price fairly low. I must say that the service was excellent and the wait staff... More 

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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here after a long day of travel from the east coast. We stopped in because the restaurant was near our vacation rental and on the way to Saguaro National Park. We were seated right away. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. I had a BLT and my daughter had a grilled ham & cheese, both... More 

Thank NHMom67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My opinion. The best breakfast in Tucson. Place gets packed. Lots of locals and college kids come her. Service is crazy fast even one busy. The portions are big. I had the old English omelet. Come in empty and leave full and happy. All the staff here is wonderful. Yes I'm a local but I travel all of us and... More 

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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was plentiful and so delicious. The staff were fast and very friendly. It's a small place and you might see a few people waiting out front but this is because everyone knows that THIS is the place for breakfast. Our wait was short and staff greeted us with a smile when our name was called. They are working fast... More 

Thank Elizabeth B
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had Bobo's special omelet which included ham, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese and special spices. It was large but really delicious. It cam with toast and potatoes. I would recommend it. Grandson had a pancake and sausage and bacon. He stated "the pancake is the size of a pizza". That was true and the omelet was huge also. Service was excellent.... More 

1 Thank PCMenor
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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201 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Friends took me here, they live 2 blocks away. I have to say that this was one of the best breakfast places I have ever been to. Everything is hand made and down home. I understand it can get crowded, but it is surely worth a wait. Luckily we went early and got a table immediately. The portions are large.... More 

1 Thank Greg D
Brussels, Belgium
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217 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is one place you get more than your money's worth. Great staff keep the place clean and organized. There is often a line to get in but it is worth the wait. I haven't been disappointed with anything I have eaten here. I am partial to the biscuits and gravy with two eggs. Anyone I brought here has enjoyed... More 

3 Thank Andy W
Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I rated five stars because it delivers exactly what you'd expect: A solid breakfast sort of like Mel's Diner on the 70s TV show, Alice. The Banana Pecan pancake (singular, because this monstrous pancake is huge and thick and not like an ordinary pancake served at the chain restaurants), is nothing short of spectacular. The rest of the food is... More 

1 Thank Marty S
Sioux City, Iowa
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119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It's good, but know what you're getting into. Location a bit seedy. What ever you do...if you can afford the carbs go for the pecan pancake! Yum. Even without syrup.

2 Thank back2mac09
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wife and I eat here whenever possible! Great, fast, inexpensive food! Excellent service! Sometimes there is a long wait to get in... it's worth it!!! Best sourdough toast I have ever had!

3 Thank Chuck B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 4
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2938 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716-2752
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-326-6163

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?